InterContinental Hotels – Newscast/UIG via Getty Images Merger whispers lifted shares in InterContinental Hotels, after reports French rival Accor had eyed a tie-up between the two groups. The FTSE 100 company, which owns the Crowne Plaza brand, edged up 34p to £40.30 following a report in French newspaper Le Figaro. […]

The street, c’est chic. Friends first and now collaborators Bobby Kim, Los Angeles’ pioneering streetwear founder of The Hundreds, and Clare Vivier, designer of her namesake Cali-French women’s accessories brand, are releasing their first collection together on Thursday. The Hundreds x Clare V features a unisex leather tote, fanny pack, […]

The U.S. CDC and the FDA use ‘VAERS’ to track adverse reactions. Patient submissions and evidence of some underreporting show it doesn’t reveal a full picture. BRUNSWICK, Maine — Since COVID-19 vaccinations first became available, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) warned the public about common side effects of the […]

From a wood-paneled library in his Boston mansion, new climate envoy John Kerry is talking the U.S. back into a leading role in global climate action, making clear the nation isn’t just revving up its own efforts to reduce oil, gas and coal pollution but that it intends to push […]

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature will convene Monday with Republicans holding large majorities and promising an agenda that could include tax cuts and changes to voting, gun and school attendance laws. Republicans, who in November expanded their majority in the House and maintained their edge in the […]

There’s no denying that outdoor is “in” — and the industry is rapidly evolving into a larger-than-life category as it deftly darts through the many challenges stemming from the coronavirus pandemic and concurrently caters to a growing, diversified customer base. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates that the outdoor […]

A confederate flag hangs from a porch on a property in Munith, Mich., Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, where law enforcement officials said suspects accused in a plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met to train and make plans. Pete Musico and Joseph Morrison, who officials said lived at […]

Adele, center, hosts a new episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” With musical guest H.E.R., left, and Kate McKinnon. (Rosalind O’Connor / NBC) During the coronavirus crisis, the Los Angeles Times is making some temporary changes to our print sections. The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print but […]